Modern Greek form of John

Giannis Origin and Meaning

The name Giannis is a boy's name .

Gianni, the Italian form of Johnny, has gotten popular in the US, and there's a good chance Giannis will be next, thanks to rising star basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is Greek. It makes an original spin on John or Jonas. Other variations are Iannis and Yanis.

Giannis Popularity

Famous People Named Giannis

  • Giannis AntetokounmpoGreek basketball player
  • Ioannis "Giannis" FetfatzidisGreek footballer